Tea Party (Чаепитие). Russian teatime, as depicted by this idyllic Russian couple, is not just a respite but an important manifestation of social life, including marriage and discussion of family matters. This is due to the fact that tea has been the national drink for hundreds of years. This elegant miniature (2¼"x2¼") painting is designed for a special spot in a small space. Classic Rostov finift style and color. Has a hand made border frame and a small chain for display. Yaroslavl region, circa 1980. 2 only.